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Paganfest II with: Korpiklaani, Eluveitie, Primordial, Moonsorrow, Blackguard, Swashbuckle

Wed. May 13th 2009 9pm The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors) 9pm
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations, Scrape Records
Presented by: Live Nation

Korpiklaani (Folk Metal)

other sites: myspace
It is very early in the morning and still dark outside. Next to two enormous heaps of luggage on trolleys which can barely hold, we find a unusual group. Some of them sip coffee; others drink the last bits of luke beer and tell lame jokes. This is the band Korpiklaani and they are waiting for their plane to catch after a long and exhausting tour. ... more info

Eluveitie (Folk Metal)

Eluveitie clearly belongs to the fastly growing "Pagan Metal" scene, anyhow brings some "fresh wind" into it: Eluveities sound is authentic, traditional Celtic Folkmusic combined in a unique way with modern styled Melodic Death Metal, strongly influenced by the classic Gothenburg sound. Originally formed by mastermind Chrigel Glanzmann in Winter... more info

Moonsorrow (Folk metal, pagan metal)

other sites: metal-archives
Moonsorrow is a pagan metal band formed in Helsinki, Finland, in 1995. Musically, the band incorporates elements of black metal and folk metal in their sound. The band call their sound "epic heathen metal"[1] and try to distance themselves from the term "Viking metal". more info

Blackguard (Melodic Death Metal)

If ever there was a test case proving that hard work, tenacity, a healthy amount suffering, and word of mouth pays off, Blackguard is it. Formed in 2001 by guitarist Terry Roadcase and drummer Justine "Juice" Éthier as a straight ahead black metal outfit, the Montreal-based sextet - who clawed their way into the public eye under the name Profugus ... more info

Swashbuckle (Pirate Thrash/Death Metal)

other sites: myspace | ilike
AHOY MATEYS! Forged upon the seven seas, Swashbuckle hath come to take the metal community by storm. We've faced rum-runners of the northern Caribbean to bring you the most brutal in yar face metal upon the Spanish Main. If ye be double crossin' us, we'll make ye walk the plank ye scurvy dogs! Yarr! Swab the poop-deck, and set sail for the Pirate M... more info
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